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Reference : V-P-KH-E-00375
Date : 15/07/2016
Country/Region : CAMBODIA
Caption : Phnom Penh, olympic stadium. Members of the national women wheelchair basketball supported by the ICRC are invited to perform an exhibition match organized by the US embassy.
Photographer : ANUSONADISAI, Nattasuda
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : To mark the 26th anniversary of the American with disabilities act, a civil rights law that would inspire the world to promote equal opportunity and address discrimination faced by person of disabilities. The US embassy held the NBA-WNBA sports envoy event at olympic stadium in Phnom Penh on 15 July with Wayne Ellington, an NBA star and Sue Wicks, a former basketball player in the women’s national basketball association (WNBA), as special coaches for the event.
The basketball stars met with a number of local groups and held a basketball renovation project at Wat Koh high school before participating in the basketball exhibition match. The members of ICRC-supported women’s wheelchair basketball team from Kampong Speu and Battambang provinces were invited to join in the exhibition match. The match was broadcasted live via US embassy facebook.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5472x3648
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour